POLICE SCOTLAND: Woman identified following fatal accident in Oban

Margaret Smith, who died from her injuries after being knocked down in Oban.

By Democrat reporter

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses after a woman died following a road accident in Oban.

The incident happened around 6.30pm on Thursday, 21 January on Soroba Road in the town.

The 69-year-old Margaret Smith from Oban was struck by a van.  She was taken to Lorn and Islands Hospital in Oban but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The male driver of the Citroen was uninjured.

Sergeant Alister Johnson of Road Policing in Glasgow said: “Our thoughts are with this woman’s family and friends.

“We are carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances which led to this incident and would urge anyone who may be able to help to get in touch.

“In particular we would be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area yesterday evening.

“Anyone with information can call 101, quoting incident 2724 of 21 January, 2021.”

Oban, where the accident happened on Soroba Road.

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